Obituary of Fonda M Garrett
Fonda M. Cosimeno Garrett, 70, of Batavia, New York, and formerly of Rome, passed away at home on Friday January 13, 2023. She was born in Rome, NY, on March 18, 1952, daughter of the late Nicholas and Margaret Widrig Cosimeno. Fonda was a loving, caring mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, who enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved to spend time with her family and long-time companion Gene D’Ambrosio. Together, they would take motorcycle rides and frequent various casinos. Fonda also had a love for cooking, baking, and crafting.
Surviving are two sons, Leonard (Jill) Platt, of South Carolina, and Richard (Sheila) Platt, of Canada, a brother Nicholas Cosimeno (Mary Taylor), three sisters, Elaine Marshall, Rose Ball (Rich Pratt), and Ranee (Michael) Archer, four grandchildren, Richard Platt Jr., Tyler Platt, Damien Platt, and Alexis Platt, as well as a great-grandson, Julian Platt, and several nieces and nephews. Fonda was pre-deceased by her parents, Nicholas and Margaret Cosimeno, two brothers, Edward Cosimeno, and Kenneth Hand, a sister, Christine Coonrod, and a brother-in-law, James Marshall.
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday February 4, 2023, at the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, 7751 Merrick Rd. Rome, N.Y. at 12:00pm. Family and friends are invited to call at the Funeral Home, from 11:00am – 12:00pm, prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation, in Fonda’s name, to Canine Companions for Independence, Miller Family Campus, 286 Middle Island Road, Medford, N.Y. 11763, or at CCI.org.
Arrangements are by the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral Home, Inc., 7751 Merrick Rd. Rome, N.Y.
To offer online condolences, please visit www.njbushfuneralhome.com.
In Loving Memory
1952 - 2023
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